Encompass Community Services, a California 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, has been serving Santa Cruz County since 1973.

Encompass is a nonprofit organization with about 40 programs county-wide providing services in behavioral health, family and social well-being, early childhood education, housing, and more. We touch hundreds of lives in the community each year by providing access to:

  • Housing
  • Counseling for individuals, families and youth
  • Substance use recovery programs
  • Head Start and Pre-K
  • Reentry services
  • Health and financial services

As the largest community-based nonprofit in the county with a rich history, we know living a healthy life includes access to positive social, economic and educational opportunities. We exist to create pathways toward equity in these areas while serving our neighbors with compassion and dignity.

Learn more about our programs.